Venue Details

105 Star Starred
Altarena Playhouse
across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
510-523-1553
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Member Tips

AlanWinters
Casual is fine.
info Jul 12 2010 star this tip starred
AlanWinters
Did not partake
info Jul 12 2010 star this tip starred
AlanWinters
Parking was easy
info Jul 12 2010 star this tip starred
Luczai
Wine and cookies are excellent quality from local producers.
info Jul 30 2010 star this tip starred
Luczai
Park right across the street is perfect if you want to picnic before the show.
info Jul 30 2010 star this tip starred
Jennifer
$4 for a glass on wine that you can take inside the theatre
info Jul 30 2010 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
4.6 average rating
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14 events
8 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 10 2010

This was a darling play.....I have always enjoyed the movie....I was glad that I had seen the movie so that I could follow the story well.

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79 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 29 2010

Thoroughly enjoyable show. Forgot how funny the lines were. All the women were great! I especially liked the gal playing Annelle. Thought she did a really good job of... continued

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24 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 10 2010

I enjoyed the play due to the clever and humorous lines the characters had. The portrayal of the daily lives of women in a small southern town was charming and it kept my... continued

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Website

http://www.altarena.org/

Description

Truvy’s beauty salon in small-town Louisiana is the social nucleus for a close-knit circle of women. As they negotiate life’s ups and downs and face their own mortality, their shared bond lets them balance trust and gossip, charm and wit, sarcasm and sincerity, humor and heartbreak. The movie adaptation was the 1989 People’s Choice for Best Picture and earned Julia Roberts a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

About the Ticket Supplier: Altarena Playhouse

Since 1938, Altarena Playhouse has presented creative, intimate, and artistically ambitious stagings of plays, musicals and revues. The inclusive and welcoming atmosphere makes Altarena a "great place to go" for patrons and a "great place to work" for artists. From re-envisioning the classics to promoting new works, our critically acclaimed productions and our educational outreach programs foster greater appreciation and understanding of the theater arts in Alameda and throughout the Bay Area.